SOURCE: Pride International

Pride International

March 18, 2010 09:00 ET

Pride International to Present at the 38th Annual Howard Weil Energy Conference

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - March 18, 2010) -  Pride International, Inc. (NYSE: PDE) today announced that Louis A. Raspino, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, will address attendees at the 38th Annual Howard Weil Energy Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. Mr. Raspino is scheduled to present on Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. CDT.

The Howard Weil Conference will not provide a live broadcast of the presentation. A copy of Mr. Raspino's presentation will be made available through the company's website ( prior to the start of the discussion and can be found at the Investor Relations link and Calendar of Events.

Pride International, Inc., headquartered in Houston, Texas, operates a fleet of 24 rigs, including three deepwater drillships, 12 semisubmersible rigs, seven independent leg jackups, and two managed deepwater rigs. The company also has three ultra-deepwater drillships under construction. The company's floating rig fleet operates primarily offshore Brazil and West Africa, and in 2010, will expand into the U.S. Gulf of Mexico deepwater region, led by the Deep Ocean Ascension.

The information above includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions identified above or as disclosed from time to time in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. As a result of these factors, actual results may differ materially from those indicated or implied by such forward-looking statements.

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